Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 17:11
Navanethem "Navi" Pillay has been a prominent thorn in the side of repressive regimes her entire career. As part of the #MyJustice series, Justice Hub recently spoke with Pillay and sounded her out on her work exposing rights violations in North Korea, her thoughts as the Rome turns 20 and much else:
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 13:40
A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Nino Tsagareishvili of the Human Rights Center, Georgia
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:22
A decade after the short but deadly conflict that tore Georgia and South Ossetia asunder, victims on either side are still no closer to getting justice. To get an impression of where things currently stand, Justice Hub spoke with two experts, one from Georgia and the other from Russia. This is our interview with Russian human rights expert on the Caucasus Varvara Pakhomenko.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 18:40
Ameerah Haq from Bangladesh is a passionate advocate of the changes needed to enable women to take part fully in peacekeeping and peace-making. At a special International Women's Day-themed Hague Talks on the role of women in peacekeeping she used her experience as UN Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support between April 2012 and July 2014 to spoke plainly about what the UN’s must do to clean up its act.
Ms Haq’s talk is published here as part of our #MyJustice series. It's been edited for clarity.
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 14:40
Justice Hub talks to Samantha N. Ngcolomba, the founder of “Lady Liberty”, a South African legal initiative that provides basic legal information and services to vulnerable and marginalized women.
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:40
Can techniques used in popular television shows help human rights defenders mainstream their message? Colombian lawyer Matilda Gonzalez Gil thinks so.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:20
Professor Judi Mesman's research at Leiden University challenges the idea that “children don’t see race” and has big implications for those who are trying to challenge prejudice and break social taboos.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 04:40
Justice Hub speaks to Hellen Mukasa, co-founder of Lawyers 4 Farmers, a Ugandan legal initiative which supports local farmers through offering legal and entrepreneurial advice:
Monday, April 2, 2018 - 07:22
The International Criminal Court's list of who's been prosecuted in dominated by people from the Democratic Republic of Congo. But local human rights activists say that's not enough, and are pressurising the court to intervene again. In February, a team from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) came to the ICC in The Hague. Paul Nsapu, President of the Congolese NGO League of Electors and on of the Secretary-Generals of the FIDH, was at the meeting. In this interview, Nsapu explains what local human rights activists expect from the ICC in response to continued human rights abuses.
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 09:21
David Schwendiman, a seasoned US attorney and war crimes expert, is being forced to step down as the Specialist Prosecutor (SP) at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office. Before news of his imminent exit was made public, Schwendiman had spoken to journalists in The Hague about how exactly he planned to marshal facts to hold powerful individuals accountable for grave crimes committed in Kosovo between January 1998 and December 2000. As part of our #MyJustice series, here is Schwendiman, in his own words, explaining how he’s made “accountability” the watchword at the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO)